GU Markets’ summer Food For All campaign was held in stores from June through early September while the holiday campaign runs from early November through early January. Customers select a $1, $3 or $5 donation coupon at the checkout stand, hand it to the cashier and have it scanned. Donations appear on the final receipt and are 100% tax-deductible.
“For five years, the Food For All initiative has offered our customers and employees the opportunity to donate to area food banks each time they shop,” said Dan Bain, VP Merchandising and Marketing, GU Markets. “Their generosity helps local food assistance groups provide hope and help to struggling families.”
Food For All’s President & CEO Denis Zegar said, “The Food For All campaign is a wonderful tool for retailers to raise money for locally selected hunger-alleviation charities, and GU Markets and their customers have fully embraced the program.”
About GU Markets
GU Markets LLC operates a chain of 28 supermarkets located in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and Connecticut and has approximately 900 employees. The company was incorporated in 2001 when C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. acquired the assets of The Grand Union Company. Future acquisitions added stores from A&P, Supervalu and Ahold. GU Markets LLC is based in Clifton Park. N.Y. and operates as an affiliate of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
About Food For All
Food For All is a charitable marketing organization that runs point-of-purchase fundraisers in over 6,000 grocery retailers nationwide. Since the organization’
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About C&S Wholesale Grocers
C&S Wholesale Grocers of Keene, N.H. is the largest food wholesaler and according to Forbes magazine, the 12th largest privately held company in the United States. The company distributes food to supermarkets, retail stores and military bases across the country. Currently, C&S serves about 3,900 stores from more than 50 locations in 11 states. Among our customers are many of America's best known companies, including Stop & Shop, Giant of Carlisle, Giant of Landover, Shaw's, Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P), Ralphs, Safeway and Target.
C&S community involvement programs support initiatives to stop hunger and to promote the health and enrichment of communities that are homes to the company's employees and facilities. To learn more: http://community.cswg.com.